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Using Robots to Assist Neurological Impairment Recovery

Thursday, June 25, 2020
robotic arm

Movement impairments after strokes and other neurological injuries are among the most common causes of long-term disability in the United States. Thanks to a $700,000 grant from the…

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Understanding Protein Interactions for COVID-19 Treatments

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Dr. Alex Dickson is an assistant professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He along with his group of researchers are using…

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Social Science LEADR Lends 3D Printer for Creation of Over 10,000 Face Shields

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Junior executives dynamics wearing protective face mask against pollution.

While many hospitals and community organizations struggle to obtain necessary personal protection equipment, LEADR (the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research) is putting its resources…

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MSU Scientists Pinpoint Proteins Supporting Role in Kennedy’s Disease

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Graphic depiction of Muscle BDNF, a novel potential therapeutic for Kennedy’s disease, rescues motor function through distinct actions on slow- versus fast-twitch muscles. Credit: Halievski.

As we open computers to connect with each other remotely, motor neurons in our spinal cord are opening synaptic pathways to connect with our muscles physically. We rarely…

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High Resolution Proteins Being Built To Fight COVID-19

Monday, June 15, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan State University researchers are rising to the occasion and spearheading projects that seek to aid the international efforts to develop treatments for the…

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Expanded Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Health Care

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Photo of stethoscope on tray

Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University have announced the two organizations signed a letter of intent to significantly expand their long-term partnership, a unique primary affiliation…

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Expanded Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Health Care

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
stethoscope on metal tray

Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University have announced the two organizations signed a letter of intent to significantly expand their long-term partnership, a unique primary affiliation among…

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More African American and Hispanic Children Die from Cancer than White Children

Thursday, June 4, 2020
empty hospital beds

African American and Hispanic children admitted to pediatric intensive care units for cancer treatment have significantly higher death rates than do Caucasian patients, a study led by two…

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Ask the Expert: COVID-19 Testing

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
COVID-19 Testing kit

  Debra Furr-Holden, associate dean for public health integration and C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health in the College of Human Medicine, answers questions about the different COVID-19…

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MSU Faculty Awarded Grants for COVID-19 Research

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Corona virus

The National Science Foundation recently awarded three Rapid Response Research, or RAPID, grants — grants given by the NSF for research focusing on urgent or immediate situations —…

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